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EACN Bartley Temple and Main Street Clinics Reopening 6/24-25

Our clinics are reopening! Equal Access Clinic operations have resumed at Eastside, Bartley Temple, and Main Street at 5:30 pm. We will be open every, and we will be open […]

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About Us

The Equal Access Clinic is a network of student-run free clinics that strives to:

Provide Quality Comprehensive Healthcare For All

Our vision is to improve the physical, mental and social well-being of all, by enhancing access to high-quality, comprehensive, patient-centered care and by facilitating community-level action.

Mission Statement

  • To achieve this vision, we will maintain a network of interdisciplinary student-run free clinics that provide health care services, patient education and linkage to community resources.
  • To ensure high quality care, we endeavor to engage in continuous quality improvement which will include research, strategic planning and interactive networking.
  • To ensure comprehensive care, we endeavor to foster interdisciplinary communication and service provision across the spectrum of health services. This includes partnering with students and faculty from diverse University disciplines and strengthening ties with a broad spectrum of community agencies.
  • To ensure patient-centered care, we endeavor to seek feedback clinic patients and engage in meaningful and empowering conversations with our community’s underserved.
  • To facilitate community level action, we endeavor to provide outreach services and promote health advocacy, uniting with our partners for system-level change.
  • To promote student leadership development and quality educational opportunities in underserved medicine, we endeavor to provide service learning experiences to students of all health disciplines and promote the importance of student-run initiatives that improve the health of our community.

And in all these endeavors, we resolve to provide unwavering dedication.

Statement on Bias

The Equal Access Clinic Network is devoted to the key tenet of our mission: “To Provide Quality Comprehensive Healthcare For All.” Recent events surrounding police brutality fueled by systemic racism have sparked justified, nationwide outrage, and we want to be abundantly clear in our stance against all forms of bias and prejudice. Racial and social inequities are directly tied with disparities in health outcomes. Most recently these inequalities have been exemplified by differences in mortality rates seen during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is clear that the medical community must act to diminish social inequalities and help heal our communities. 

We are committed to furthering our mission by introducing tangible solutions to decrease bias in the care we provide. Physician and student volunteers will receive training in implicit and explicit bias and will be encouraged to report instances of bias. Our patients deserve better, and volunteers whose actions demonstrate bias will not be invited to return to Equal Access clinic sites.

In the coming weeks, we hope to provide a space to discuss explicit and implicit racism in healthcare and to address our own unconscious biases. We encourage open dialogue with the Gainesville and Alachua communities about actions that we can take to engage ourselves and the public in meaningful solutions.

Clinic Schedule

Sep16

EACN Medical Clinic @ Bartley Temple

From 5:30pm until 8:30pm

Sep17

EACN Medical Clinic @ Main Street

From 5:30pm until 8:30pm

Sep17

CLOSED: Occupational Therapy - EACN @ CVS

From 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Sep17

CLOSED: Physical Therapy - EACN @ CVS

From 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Sep21

CLOSED: Medical Clinic @ Anthem Church

From 5:30pm until 8:30pm

Sep22

CLOSED: EACN Medical Clinic @ Eastside

From 5:30pm until 8:30pm

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Alachua County Medical Society Article

Equal Access Clinics were recently featured in the Spring and Summer issue of Alachua County Medical Society. This article was written by one of our Bartley Temple Officers, Grace Thompson, […]